But prosecutors, in their sentencing recommendation, said the jurors' decision "has been portrayed in the mainstream media as a 'victory' for Snipes. The troubling implication of such coverage for the millions of average citizens who are aware of this case is that the rich and famous Wesley Snipes has 'gotten away with it.' In the end the criminal conduct of Snipes must not be seen in such a light."
I thought he only committed a misdemeanor? When was the last time you saw someone get sent down for three years for first-time misdemeanor charges?
Some might ask if it's because he iz blak, I say it's because the state takes care of its own.